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NBC
Aug 10, 2013 5:30pm PDT
seeking a spot on the detroit lions roster. >> do you know who he is? >> no. >> no. >> internet afficionados may know him by his other name, kicklicious. >> i know kicklicious. >> he put out this homemade video putting his soccer skills to the pigskin. how to describe it? jaw dropping. it has already been viewed 4.5 million times, not bad for a guy who never touched a football in his life. >> i went online and ordered a football from the states and two weeks after it, i got it. >> turns out a few nfl teams saw it too and the lions invited him to camp. >> the first time he was out here, he punted one ball and got it on his second time which was pretty funny. >> what's your family and friends think back home? >> what are you doing? it's kind of surveil for them too. >> he does his talking with his foot and fans are listening. >> he will be a good kicker. >> a couple of good ones over there. >> you know where norway is? >> no. >>. >> everyone has a learning curve. >> this all happened in a year? >> yeah. >> what a year. >> it has been good, yeah. >> should i pinch you to see if you
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 6:30pm EDT
first preseason game seeking a spot on the detroit lions roster. >> do you know who havard rugland is. >>? rugland? no. >> reporter: aficionados may know him by his other name. kickalicious. >> i know kick aleeshs. he's the kicker. >> reporter: rugland put out this homemade video. how to describe it? jaw dropping. it's already been viewed more than 4.5 million times. not bad for a guy who's never touched a football in his life. >> when i was 9, a football, and two weeks after, i got it. >> reporter: turns out a few nfl teams saw kickalicious, too, and the lions invited him to camp. >> the first time he was out here, you know, he was doing, one ball, get the other in. got it on the second time. which was pretty funny. >> reporter: what are your family and friend saying back home? are they saying, what are you doing? >> they're saying, for what? but surreal for them, too. >> reporter: the good thing is rugland does his talking with his foot, and fans are listening. >> he kicked a couple good ones. >> reporter: do you know where norway is? >> no. >> reporter: okay. so everyone has a lear
NBC
Aug 3, 2013 5:30pm PDT
blew up an airliner over detroit in 2009. where they directed terror attacks before being killed two years ago in a u.s. drone strike. >> given the source and the time frame where this attack or these attacks may be taking place, that's why the government takes this action. >> britain and germany are closing their embassies in yemen. this comes as interpol asks countries to track down terrorism suspect who is escaped over the past month in prison breaks in the middle east. at this point in time, it is not clear whether there is a connection between all of the alerts. president obama continues to get updated regularly. lester? >> kristen welker at the white house. we are joined by counter terrorism analyst michael lighter and richard angle on the ground in egypt. i will begin with you. we are led to believe al qaeda has been severely weakened. what's happening on the arabian peninsula. >> it is true that al questioned is severely weakened in pakistan and afghanistan, but we have seen a rise in their affiliate in yemen. they worked quite hard and made gains against that affiliate, but
NBC
Aug 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
is bigger than the city of philadelphia, detroit or denver. more than 1,000 firefighters are attacking the blaze, but for now, losing the battle. conditions are grueling, teams are fatigued. days are long. this hotshot crew from salt lake city has been on the front lines for 16 hours. their work here is backbreaking. their packs are full of gear, weighing over 40 pounds. the beaver creek fire may be the most dangerous blaze in the country, but it's not the only inferno threatening homes. from california to colorado, 34 major wildfires are scorching the west, the region a tinderbox, a perfect recipe for fire. >> three things affect how a wildfire burns, weather, the topography and the fuels. so, in this case, all the factors are against us. >> reporter: tonight in idaho, against the odds, firefighters battle an unrelenting blaze, one that shows little sign of slowing down. as this fire chews through forest land, crews are making progress, the blaze is 9% contained and despite the massive size of this fire, lester, only one home has been destroyed. >> miguel almaguer tonight. thank you.
NBC
Aug 24, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: when ralph mandarino goes to the grosse point public library outside of detroit it's not always for a book. >> i have a tool that's on reserve. >> reporter: that's right. tool, a tree trimmer. he says it's a better tool than owning one. if i bought that how often would you use it. >> that's the point. you'd only use it maybe once a year. >> reporter: here at the grosse point library there are 285 tools to borrow, everything from "a" on adjustable wrench to "x" an xacto knife. they're still looking for "y" and "z." libraries aren't just for books anymore. dvds are common on library shelves but the skokie, illinois, library, has things to make digital videos, flip cams, laptops and small video cameras. >> so i can put it on my head. >> reporter: that you can wear. >> we have people using a go pro camera for extreme stuff. >> reporter: librarians say it's all about meeting the needs of their communities in a world that's shifting from the printed world to digital content. in ann arbor, michigan, it means offering things that can't be downloaded, like telescopes and steel drums. ♪
NBC
Aug 5, 2013 5:30pm PDT
is expected to hurt more than just their bank accounts. jhonny peralta of the detroit tigers and nelson cruz of the texas rangers. both all-stars were considered key players in their team's drive for the playoffs and world series this fall. last month former national league mvp ryan braun of milwaukee was suspended a season-ending 65 games. to sooth brewers fans they're getting $10 vouchers to those who show up this month, good for anything at the park. still, there's plenty of disappointment to go around. >> these players are cheating the game and they're cheating the other players that are trying to do it honestly. >> it's very unfortunate and it's negative and it's a wrong message we're sending to our kids. >> reporter: even down to the little leaguers dreaming big. >> even if like your trainer said or something, just here try it out, just don't do it. >> i'd rather be bad without drugs than good with drugs. >> reporter: now a-rod says he knows his appeal will be a distraction, but he says for the sake of the game he hopes the focus for the fans are on what he calls these great baseball s
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